• 14U Eagles fall short vs. Manheim in LNP Tourney

    After winning two of three games against Lititz VFW in the qualifying series, the Cocalico 14U baseball squad traveled to Mount Joy last Wednesday for the 73rd annual LNP (formerly New Era) Tournament. The Kunkle Field opponent...

    • Posted July 25, 2018
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  • Ephrata pitcher Hunter Johns struck out nine and walked just one in the Chryslers’ 8-1 victory over Shippensburg last Friday. He’ll get the ball Thursday against New Cumberland. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Rain wreaks havoc on Region Four Tourney

    Play resumes Thursday at new venue with Ephrata one of four teams still alive Thursday is the day the Region Four Legion Tournament will crown its champ. That much is known. However, whether or not that champion...

    • Posted July 25, 2018
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  • In the 11-12 Girls Breaststroke event the Tidal Waves’ Emma Kingston and Ashley Rogers (top) work to finish strong in the fourth of six heats. Photo by Mike Shull
    Tidal Waves go back-to-back

    Claim second-straight Division Two title The Ephrata Tidal Waves staked claim to their second-straight Division Two Swimming Championship this past Saturday at Lititz Springs Pool. The Waves took home a total of 12 gold medals on the...

    • Posted July 25, 2018
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  • Shown is the sign for the 50-50 raffle held Thursday for the Sipe family during the District 10 playoff opener at War Memorial. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Community steps up for injured coach

    As the Ephrata Chryslers American Legion team was cruising toward its seventh District 10 title in eight seasons this past week, they did so with heavy hearts. Ephrata assistant coach Ethan Sipe, younger brother of head coach...

    • Posted July 18, 2018
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  • Ephrata pitcher Kyle Rhoads delivers during the District 10 championship game vs. Lititz Sunday. Photo by Travis Boyd
    Chryslers cruise to league crown

    Begin Region Four Tourney Friday The beauty of post-season American Legion baseball is everything must be earned on the field. And for the last decade or so, Ephrata has earned a great deal. The Chryslers have captured...

    • Posted July 18, 2018
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  • Adamstown’s Sam Strieb competes in the breaststroke during the Fast & Furious Invitational Saturday at Manheim Pool. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Adamstown claims Fast & Furious Meet; Ephrata third

    The Adamstown Gators swim team tuned up for the post season this past Saturday with a team victory at the annual Fast & Furious Meet, hosted by Manheim. The Gators amassed 406 team points to finish well...

    • Posted July 18, 2018
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  • Chryslers remain hot heading into playoffs

    Go 3-0 vs. Maryland teams The defending State Champion Ephrata Chryslers enter the post-season on a tear. Fresh off their first perfect regular season (12-0 in District 10 play), the Chryslers tuned up for the playoffs this...

    • Posted July 11, 2018
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  • Ephrata U-12 season comes to a close

    For the third straight year, the Ephrata U-12 baseball team hosted a qualifying series game on July 2 at Ephrata Township field. The winner in the best-of-three series would advance to Kunkle Field in Mount Joy for...

    • Posted July 11, 2018
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  • Gatchell cruises to first Firecracker title

    Drop takes  women’s crown     While the Ephrata Firecracker Run has attracted some considerable talent in its 41 years, Caleb l, an elite runner in his own right, had never run the annual Fourth of July race. “I...

    • Posted July 11, 2018
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  • Gatchell cruises to first Firecracker title

    Drop takes women’s crown While the Ephrata Firecracker Run has attracted some considerable talent in its 41 years, Caleb Gatchell, an elite runner in his own right, had never run the annual Fourth of July race. “I...

    • Posted July 11, 2018
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